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do we need the umbrella? >> we haven't isolated chance for showers. right now temperatures are in the 60's. 69 downtown. 64 at the airport. a mild start for the day. temperatures approaching 80 degrees. there could be some fog this morning. maybe a rumble of thunder. inre'll be dry weather between the showers. >> we are tracking an accident in jarrettsville along 136. there are some possible lane closures. hour.on 83, 64 miles per still up to speed down toward the beltway. 11 minutes on the north side.
12 minutes on the southwest corner. this is southbound traffic on the j.f.x. at ruxton road. outar so good on 795 coming of the owings mills area. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. weather service is warning more severe weather after these tornadoes swept through the midwest over the weekend. >> at least one person has died. hallie jackson has more on the tornadoes that lies ahead for the area. >> when you watch the video of the storms, you will see the power of the storms that destroyed dozens of homes. >> get ready to go. >> another in central kansas and a twister near oklahoma
city. this twister ripped up a trailer park. it turned mobile homes into matchsticks. a man was killed and nearly two dozen others were hurt. trailerthe cab of the is on the overpass. >> the winds were so strong. >> it was like you took the house and put it in a gigantic blunder and turned it on. >> rescuers searched for victims overnight. a state of emergency was declared for 16 counties. .here were multiple tornadoes >> people were dealing with wind, heavy rain, and hail. like the kind that shattered windows in parts of kansas. >> it sounds like a bunch of golf balls hitting the window. >> this is a snapshot of what things sometimes look like in tornado alley. kansas, it is one
of those things it just happens. >> dangerous weather is possible today in kansas, missouri, arkansas, and chicago and parts of wisconsin. town demolished in north texas. how or those folks doing? >> hundreds of people registered at a church. that neighborhood was hardest hit. six people died. >> you feel for those folks. hallie jackson in washington. thank you. >> a woman is accused of killing her husband. this happened back in 2011. aftern was left paralyzed
a car accident. he died of an apparent drug overdose two years ago. a trial is set to begin for a man police say severely injured a local veterans'. the man is charged with drunk driving and causing it life- threatening injury. this was part of a head-on paloti.r jimmy the of the man refused a breathalyzer test. a man is accused of setting his onlfriend's apartment fire over the weekend. >> kim dacey has more. >> good morning. the state's fire marshal says
they have enough information to charge ryan spann with two counts of arson. he does not remember setting the fires. the apartment caught fire around 1:00 on sunday morning. there was an argument between ryan spann and his girlfriend. thestate fire marshal said girlfriend left. police think spann set two fires. neighbors smelled smoke. everybody was able to get out. damage was minimal. an arrest warrant was issued for spann. he returned on sunday morning on.ask what was going oed whatg >> he was confused. he does not remember setting the fire. at this time, he has no recollection of it. >> spann is being held on $250,000 bond at the harford county detention center on charges of first- and second- degree arson. reporting live in the studio, kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news.
>> a wedding party had a close call on the j.f.x. their limo caught fire. you can see it firefighters surrounding the limo and smoke coming out from under the hood. police say nobody was hurt. >> the police department is waiting for an investigation to come to a close. an officer is facing misconduct charges. witht mitchell is charged second-degree assault on friday. ofre was and is the lesser when the officer allegedly attacked a man in west baltimore. >> anything less than constitutional policing one not be tolerated by the leadership
on by the commissioner of the baltimore police department. >> anthony batts called the allegation against officer mitchell is reprehensible. readymakers are getting for it second week of scrutinizing the ira's targeting of conservative groups. u.s. house remains on the defensive, pushing back on speculation the obama administration might share in the blame. >> the white house is focusing on damage control. >> there is a culture of intimidation. >> the irs is just the most recent example. >> president obama tried to shift the focus. >> despite what you hear, you should be optimistic about this country. >> a senior white house advisor appeared on five sunday morning
talk shows. he called accusations of mismanagement offensive and absurd. >> republicans are trying to make political hay. >> there will be two more hearings this week. ira'sill examine the targeting of a political groups. >> we need to see who made those. >> republicans continue to dig into the attack in benghazi. others are criticizing the seizure of a journalist's phone records as part of an investigation. >> i know what the message being sent is -- if you talk to the press, we are going to go after you. >> another consequence the white house contends with this week. a poll shows the president's approval rating largely unchanged. theyf americans say
approve of the president. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 6:10. building intion is a florida this suburb. someone down there won the powerball jackpot. >> retirement might be further off than you think in this morning's "consumer alert." >> we are seeing fog out there this morning. >> we have an early morning accident that we are tracking in jarrettsville. we will check for p
you may need a rain jacket. right now the radar looks completely dry. we are tracking a few showers moving towards southern maryland. they have been moving throughout 95 in virginia. most of the showers are into parts of north carolina. some thunder could break out at any point. this will migrate to the north. in between that there will be dry weather. temperatures approaching 80 by this afternoon. a thunderstorm could break out. the coverage is not widespread. it is pretty spotty. a lot of it shifts down to the
south and to the west. there could be more thunderstorms in garrett county. fog forming once again as temperatures fall back into the 60's. the warm air is moving in. we are pretty unsettled. we're hoping to see some nice weather for the start of memorial day weekend. we have a chance for storms almost every single day. thursday will probably be the stormiest day. that is the latest look at the forecast. >> let's check those roads. there is an accident in sykesville along freedom avenue. another one along 136 in jarrettsville.
a 83les per hour on through the caucus vote region. -- through the cockeysville region. speeds on average of 55 miles per hour on 295 at 100. traffic on 795 moving well out of the owings mills area. the rest of the major roads are cooperating. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> 6:16. more than 300 amendments are being considered for a bill. a group of senators known as the gang of eight are leading the bill. there was a train accident that sent 17 people to the hospital.
the trains were traveling about 70 miles per hour. a town is waiting to find out who their newest multi millionaire is. the winning powerball ticket was sold in zephyrhills. $370could get about million after taxes. lottery winners cannot remain anonymous in florida. >> if you're heading on a vacation, there is a chance you'll pack work. more than 75% of us will be working at least an hour today. that is according to a survey. the time into your business plan and use the time
to check-in at the office. don't take your laptop or phone with you all day long. you could be pushing back your retirement. the average u.s. retirement age is now 61. those in the workforce and cannot expect to retire until age 66. there is the changing norms about the value of work. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. have you pushed back your retirement plans, and if so, why? you can share your response on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. your personal space is being invaded when you're on an airplane? e onstors have their ey yahoo! this morning.
yahoo! has another big acquisition. >> we expect an announcement that yahoo! is buying tumblr. the deal could be worth over a billion dollars. facebook. fled to congress has not agreed to end tax-free shopping on the internet. maryland and virginia both past transportation bills counting on the extra revenue. the senate approved legislation on the vote but the bill still faces an unclear future in the house. record gains set again for wall
street. this was the fourth straight week that stocks were upp. some of us are more willing to pay more for extra leg room on longer flights. do not feel sardines in the middle. a majority of fliers would rather sit next to a crying baby than a smelly adult. i guess the baby eventually goes to sleep. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> what about a smelly baby? >> good point. are a areas in green threat.funder threa thunder
the bull's-eye is in yellow with the greatest threat of tornadoes. .e are wishing them the best all our severe weather will stay to the west. more details are coming up. >> a couple of accidents already. let's bring you up to date. 136 in jarrettsville. no delays on the j.f.x. or the harrisburg expressway. the rest of the major roadways in the airport vicinity in great shape. the j.f.x. running smoothly down to the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. 6:22. the orioles will host the yankees tonight.
>> the yankees were rained out yesterday. will start for the yankees. this was a rocket from adam jones. that scores of manny machado. chris tillman had a solid start. this was a called strike three. chris was hurt by the solo home run. oul. was called fal buck showalter pleaded his case to the umpire. it was ruled a home run and the fifth straight loss to the orioles. >> it is a home run. >> i was waiting on some
feedback. p.s. to make a decision about whether he wants them to check on that. he ended up calling it a foul ball and not even a double. you have to make a decision about whether you want to roll the dice for a home run. >> the orioles are four games out of first place. college lacrosse. syracuse's syracuse plays- denver. stevenson the salisbury. .he mustangs in white .e went to parkside high school he had three goals to lead stevenson. .his is brady, just a freshman
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prices for gas. gas prices jumped 7 cents in the last week. experts say prices will keep going up. >> nancy pelosi will be back in baltimore today. she will give a commencement speech today. she will receive an honorary degree. freshmanaval academy's class will fight the way at annapolis. this is video from last year. they have to replace a dixie cup with a hat. >> 6;31. time for traffic and weather together on the 1's. that could be tough with the rain. >> they have to do it shirtless.
we have a threat of some sprinkles. 69 degrees downtown. 64 degrees at the airport. 67 degrees in annapolis. we have some showers in southern maryland. richmond is getting showers as well. the high todayme, around 80 with a thunderstorm. i think my husband is calling me now. >> let's check your morning commute. we have some accidents in sykesville at freedom avenue and route 32. that crash in the process of being cleared in jarrettsville. around 30 minutes on the west side outer loop-- around 13 minutes on the west side outer
loop. 40 miles per hour on the j.f.x. in towards the city. this is what it looks like south of the beltway as volume builds. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. that severe weather out in the midwest is our big story. some areas are not in the cleared just yet. >> there was a trail of debris across several states. a tournament went through several blocks in oklahoma. a helicopter pilot explains the damage he saw. >> everything was just gone. it was like he took the house and put it in a gigantic bluer and turned it on paululse.
everything was spread out everywhere. is possible weather again today. you can see the video of the severe storms out west on our website, wbaltv.com. >> a man is facing arson charges. police say the man allegedly said his girlfriend's fire on parliament after an argument. the man does not remember setting the fir apartment on fire. kim dacey has more. >> 28-year-old ryan spann does not remember setting the fires. he is charged with two counts of arson. a glass window is missing. police say a man intentionally set his girlfriend's unit on fire. it happened around 1:00 on sunday morning. investigators believe it stemmed from an argument between
ryan spann and his girlfriend. >> the girlfriend did leave. she was gone for about an hour. spann that time, mr. intentionally set two separate fires. >> the fires were set in two separate bedrooms. police believe spann used paper and clothing. the girlfriend returned. she returned and neighbors called the fire department. the damage was minimal. police put out a warrant for spann's arrest. he returned to the scene on sunday morning. he asked what was going on. >> he was confused. he does not remember setting the fire. at this time, he has no recollection of it. >> he has been charged with first- and second-degree arson. >> we have evidence of probable cause against mr sp. spann.
>> he's being held at the harford detention center on $250,000 bond. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> maryland's fourth casino is on track for opening this week. they will demonstrate their casinos today. they hope to open to the public on wednesday. there will not be any flashy signs outside the casino. the sports world will not be looking to see if there is a triple crown winner. oxbow stole the spotlight on saturday. local businesses did benefit from the preakness party. some of the highest betting revenue ever.
, " drawing close to $83 million in wages on saturday. when asked about the last few days of business at the mount washington tavern. also loyola college graduation. we have been very busy. we started yesterday at 8:30 in the morning. >> for a complete wrapup of the preakness stakes, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> 6:37. baseball fans find unique ways to find a home run balls. >> this was the home-run ball we're talking about this morning.
that was great. good for her. >> it was a fair ball in chicago. the picture and helped himself to a home run ball -- the helped himself to a homer all. she dumped her beer on her head and threw her cup at him. we were told they made up a little later. it is supposed to be fun. >> i do not know. what do you think? >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> i think they may offend too much to drink.
it is busy in spots. we have a couple of accidents in sykesville. there is one at freedom road. we have a crash in jarrettsville. 56 miles per hour on 95 coming out of the white marsh area. 16 minutes on the west side. the north side checks out ok. volume is building. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> we're on the warm side of things. things are pretty unsettled. eventually a cold front comes through by the end of the week. 80 degrees into the afternoon. we have a chance for storms
>> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. let's bring you up to date. an accident in westminster. there is an accident freedom way in sykesville. inch for delays along 136 jarrettsville because of an accident. this is the white marsh area. so far so good down to the fort mchenry. we are starting to pick up the west side delays down towards edmondson. .his is 295 heading down to 100 that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a lot of the fog has cleared out. spots.ust a few patchy
64 in westminster. 64 degrees in ocean city. we will be warmer as we go into the afternoon. i think a sprinkle could start to break out around baltimore. these are migrating up from the north. they have been impacting virginia and north carolina through the night. this fall, to the north. we have a threat for a shower today. eather forve dry whe much of the day. mediate rumble of thunder as we get to the afternoon. futurecast will show that -- maybe a rumble of thunder. into the rest of the afternoon,
much to be focus south to us and for the nemerov to the west. the mountains have to worry about most of the showers -. expected to be mostly dry through the orioles game. 60's for the overnight lows. the mild air coming in from texas. we have a storm system out towards the plains. a threat for strong thunderstorms from detroit down towards dallas. this is the bull's-eye for the greatest threat of tornadoes. general thunderstorms for us today, tuesday, and wednesday. very warm this week. hopefully we clear things up by
memorial day weekend. >> thank you. massive system spawned tornadoes that killed one person and injured dozens more. the national weather service is warning of more severe weather for some of the same areas today. more hearings into the irs targeting of tea party groups. president obama's aides are looking to counter what some are calling a culture of a cover-up. the gop is blowing things out of proportion. americans do not think congressional republicans are overreacting.
a woman is charged murdering her husband. he was found dead of an overdose in is ellicott city home. a man is charged with drunk driving and causing a life- threatening injuries last une. june. police say he refused a breathalyzer test. >> a man says he doesn't remember setting fire to is in girlfriend's apartment. kim dacey is live with more. >> good morning. saystate's fire marshal they have enough information to charge ryan spann with two counts of arson. he does not remember setting the fires. the apartment caught fire around 1:00 on sunday morning. there was an argument between ryan spann and his girlfriend. the state fire marshal said the girlfriend left. police thinkime,
spann set two fires. the girlfriend returned. neighbors smelled smoke. everybody was able to get out. damage was minimal. reporting live, kim dacey, wbal- tv 11 news. >> a pretty quick arrest in this case. >> there was an arrest warrant after talking to the girlfriend. police did not have to wait very long. he returned home and ask, what is going on? >> kim dacey, thank you. >> do you own a smartphone? how much information do you keep on it? hacking is on the
rise. how much information do you keep on your smartphone? >> i do have banking on it. >> you don't know who is able to hack into your phone and get that information. >> the app store has hundreds of thousands of applications and some have malicious intent. >> i'll tell you the clues you need to look for that might show that your phone has been hacked. plus, how you can keep your information safe. i guess we'll go to ava. >> if only we could talk about the weather in hawaii. we are talking scattered showers. .e are approaching 80 degrees maybe a thunderstorm this afternoon.
you may want to have a rain jacket and an umbrella handy. rain chances as we go into thursday. we may see nice weather going into the holiday weekend. that.l keep an eyhe on >> we are tracking several accidents. accident.we have an a couple of accidents in sykesville. this is one near 32. an accident on 136 in jarrettsville. this is southbound traffic, starting to build making your way down towards the area of 32. north and southbound traffic looks pretty good at the moment. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. stan, over to you.
we are live here in honolulu. severe weather in the midwest. there's the threat of more storms. wewill show you around -- will show you around hawaii. what would be like to live here all year long? luau have a traditional and taking part in a canoe race. i got to go surfing. >> that is on day one from hawaii. >> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked, have you pushed back your retirement plans, and if so, why?
boat.ot of folks in that >> congratulations. [laughter] >> that is what i'm thinking. thank you for your responses. >> here are some stories you'll find at 7:00 a.m. on wbal plus. times do you have to repeat something to your kids? running athink cure a time to get your body -- do you think you are running out of time to get your body summer already? >> you are tracking a few accidents. >> a couple along route 32 in
>> it's huge! >> al is live in one of the cities hit hardest by the storms. who knew what when? a new report that the white house's chief lawyer has been aware of the irs's targeting conservative groups for weeks as the president gives a very personal commencement address and talks about his experiences growing up black in america. >> i might have been in their shoes. i might have been in prison. i might have been unemployed. and aloha, we've made our way to hawaii to kick off our week long "great american adventure." "today," monday, may 20th, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television